2022 Conference Agenda




19:00-21:00 HRi networking and drinks (Casual)



08:45 – 09:15   Registration Opens

09:15 – 09:30   Networking

09:25 – 09:45  Welcoming Address

09:45 – 10:30   Keynote Session 1: How to Deliver More To Your Clients | Speaker: Steve Sweetlove, Partner RSM

Steve is a Partner in RSM’s Employer Services Team and leads the Payroll and HR Consultancy. He has over 20 years’ experience in HR and payroll, and regularly presents on emerging trends and changes within the field. Steve started his career with an investment bank, before moving into retail and recruitment and then transferring to outsourced consultancy. His RSM journey began in 2016 when RSM acquired the HR consultancy business at which Steve was the Managing Director.

This session will focus on:

  • Using data and analytics to deliver more to clients
  • Using payroll to create a recurring revenue stream
  • HR Language for finance people – How to communicate with clients to demonstrate commerciality and close deals


10:30 -10:45   HRi Awards PresentationEmerging Talent HRi Award 2022 Winner Announced

10:45 – 11:00   Tea/Coffee & Networking

11:00 – 11:45   Keynote Session 2: Employment Law Update | Speaker: Amanda Trewhella, Managing Associate of Freeths LLP

11:45 – 12:30   Keynote Session 3: Scaling Your Business | Speaker: Kevin Smith, Director of Boom & Partners

After a career working for a number of international banks, Kevin has run a multi-award-winning business consultancy firm for the last 26 years. He is also a published business author having written five books and many hundreds of published articles and chapters in books, covering many aspects of scaling a business. In addition, Kevin is a mentor for the largest UK Entrepreneur Accelerator, and Princes Trust, as well as being a mentor and guest lecturer at Bayes Business School, City of London University. His latest book, ‘Start-up to Scale-up – what funders expect at each stage’ has just been published.

This session will focus on:

  • Getting Started
  • Raising Finance
  • Scaling


12.30 – 12:45  HRi Awards Presentation: High Growth Indie Award 2022 Winner Announced

12:45 – 13:30   Lunch & Networking

13:30 – 14:00  HRi Indies Big Fee Survey Highlights

14:00 – 14:45  Keynote Session 4: Radiator or Drain? | Speaker: Lord Neil Giller, Stuff The Rest

Neil is an international Business and Personal Development Speaker, Business Transformational Consultant, Trainer, Mentor & BNI Managing Area Director. He also runs an expert Marketing Mailing Service known as “Stuff the Rest”. Neil has been privileged to train, develop, mentor, and inspire thousands of business owners throughout the world in Business and Personal Development, enabling them to transform their business and their lives for the better.

This session will focus on:

  • How to be a radiator instead of a drain
  • How to look after you in life and business
  • How to make yourself visible, creditable and profitable


14:45 – 15:00   HRi Awards PresentationInspirational Indie Award 2022 Winner Announced

15:00 – 15:15   Tea/Coffee & Networking

15:15 – 16:00   Keynote Session 5: Supercharge Your Practice with Confidence | Speaker: Zoé Carroll, Life Coach and Kindness Ambassador

In this session, Zoe will discuss how taking the next step to supercharge your practice may be both exciting and scary. She will discuss why imposter syndrome suddenly rears its ugly head when you know you want to take the next steps and you have the talent and skills to do it, but self-doubt kicks in and make you second guess yourself. Zoé will:

  • Give you an overview of why taking action feels scary from a neuro-physical perspective
  • Show you how extreme sports people and military personnel overcome their fears
  • Show you how to apply their techniques to your amazing HR/People practice with confidence.


16:00 – 16:20   What’s next for HRi

16:20 – 16:30   Closing and Thanks


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HRi Core Member            £92.00 + fees and VAT

Non-Member                      £99.00 + fees and VAT

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